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SAMS Teach Yourself Unix in 10 Minutes by Robert Shimonski

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Managing Files in Unix

When you send files across the Internet through email, update your website, store files on a home-based intranet, or play movies on your computer, you are working with data that takes up space on your system. Regardless of what system, Microsoft Windows, Apple Macintosh, Unix, or Linux, you will need to have a spot to keep all this information you want to store.

This data is kept in storage space in the form of hard disks where your Unix system is most likely installed and where your data probably resides. Hard disks are commonly filled up and close to capacity in most cases. It always seems like you need more space—although over the years the amount of space that you can purchase seems incredibly high, most folks still ...

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